In September, President Barack Obama addressed the nation about terrorism.  He assured Americans that the country was safer than it was on 9/11 or when it “[took] the fight to terrorists who threaten our country.” But he also cautioned that terrorism remained a danger.
Unsurprisingly, the President singled out “ISIL,” also known as “ISIS” and the “Islamic State.” The first thing he said about this group was, “ISIL is not ‘Islamic.’” According to President Obama, “ISIL is a terrorist organization, pure and simple. And it has no vision other than the slaughter of all who stand in its way.”
Hardly anyone doubts the brutality of the Islamic State, least of all the group itself. But is it really “not . . . Read All